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China Disappeared My Professor. It Can’t Silence His Poetry.

AdvertisementContinue reading the main storyOpinion Against overwhelming state violence, poetry might appear to offer little recourse. But for many Uighurs, it’s a powerful form of resistance. By Joshua L. FreemanMr. Freeman is a historian at the Princeton Society of Fellows.Nov. 23, 2020 Credit…Emily Haasch 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 I last saw my old professor Abduqadir Jalalidin at his…

China Vows to Investigate Bond-Market Misconduct

China warned it would show zero tolerance for misconduct in the debt markets, after a series of defaults by state-backed groups unsettled investors.The warning came from the Financial Stability and Development Committee, a body that groups together China’s central bank and other top financial regulators and that is chaired by Vice Premier Liu He, President…

‘Demon Slayer’ Overtakes ‘Frozen’ In Japan, Now Market’s 3rd Biggest Film Ever – International Box Office

TUESDAY UPDATE, writethru: Japan’s runaway smash, Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train, continued its reign at the top of the local charts this weekend as it neared $250M. Including Monday’s Labor Thanksgiving Day holiday in Japan, Demon Slayer‘s total across 39 days is 25.9B yen ($248M). The anime adaptation has now overtaken Frozen (25.5B yen)…

China Says It Remains Open to the World, but Wants to Dictate Terms

AdvertisementContinue reading the main story China’s leader, Xi Jinping, is pursuing a strategy to make the country’s economy more self-sufficient, while making other places more dependent on it than ever. Xi Jinping, China’s leader, says his country is not “decoupling” from other economies, but his nation has taken steps in that direction.Credit…Mark Schiefelbein/Associated Press Nov.…

China’s Xinjiang shakes off absolute poverty

A villager rides past his house in Akesalayi Township of Moyu County, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Oct. 22, 2020. In a historic feat, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has bidden farewell to absolute poverty. The last 10 impoverished counties in Xinjiang have managed to end absolute poverty, the regional government announced Saturday.…